Maternal and Environmental Influences on the Fetal Epigenome
Hear about the Harvard Epigenetic Birth Cohort and the epigenetic effects of maternal smoking, BPA exposure, depression, and diet on fetal development and health outcomes. Presented by Dr. Karin B. Michels, Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California. [Note: the sound quality improves around 4:00 minutes.] (2016)
What are the most common signs and symptoms of thyroid disease? How is thyroid disease treated? For Thyroid Awareness Month, we answer some common questions about thyroid disease in children and adolescents.
In the lead up to National Indigenous Peoples Day, a Cowichan Elder who's a cultural supervisor on a preterm births study said researchers need to involve the community from the start and avoid "swooping in."
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